30 Aug '16, 12pm

Car modifiers find EPA emission rules a useful whipping boy, politically

Stephen Edelstein 204 views Aug 30, 2016 SEMA 2015 Enlarge Photo Medium- and heavy-duty trucks aren't used for racing very often. But that hasn't stopped an aftermarket-industry group from using recently-passed emissions standards for large trucks to lobby for legislation covering cars that are modified and raced. The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA) is probably best known for the massive trade show it puts on in Las Vegas every year. DON'T MISS: EPA Aiming To Target 'Defeat Device' Workarounds, Not Racing SEMA also has a lobbying arm, though, which created an uproar earlier this year after draft EPA language allegedly prohibiting modifications to emissions equipment on race cars came to light. That language was quickly removed after a SEMA-stoked public outcry, but the organization is still pursuing the matter, according to Hemmings Daily . The controversi...

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